What’s in the box?!?
Valve has shared some images and details surrounding the packaging and developer kit for your upcoming PC, Steam Deck, in your hands.
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The team has apparently completed their design validation for the handheld, which is “the final prototype build prior to production, and includes improvements from the EV2 build. Following this build, there will be additional minor changes to the final product.”
Now shipping pre-orders in February of next year, the handheld-the-will ship in a rather crisp-looking brown box, with its inside plastered with places where you can play the handheld (as seen in the photos below). shown in) such as “on the subway”, or “in a test room”.
According to steam community page, Steam decks are available for pre-order reservations at as little as £4 for each model. This applies to the 64GB, 256GB and 512GB versions of the handheld.
Valve recently confirmed that it’s not working on any particular Steam Deck game, responding to an FAQ by saying: “No, it doesn’t make much sense to us. It’s a PC And it should play the same game as on PC.”
That said, with Valve having plans to publicly release the front-end operating system SteamOS, “we’ll be releasing it for other hardware soon.”
It also appears that making Steam Deck a success is at the top of Valve’s priority list, not only that half life has earned its place in the list. A dataminer has reportedly seen information that says the company is moving to handhelds.
In other news, Respawn Entertainment co-founder Vince Zampella is the new head Battlefield franchise at EA, as the studio attempts to turn the series into a “connected universe”.